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Scorpions, spinnakers and sprucing up! The latest from P&B

by Triv McCarlie, P&B on 6 Apr 2011

Pimp your Ride!

Getting your boat ready for the start of the season? Here are a few essential items to get your boat spruced up!

Only £39.95!

20% off the Big Yellow Watch! Order yours now.

New Hikers from Musto

A comfortable close fitting hiking pant with extra protection on seat and knees.

  • 2mm/3mm neoprene
  • Anti-abrasive seat for extra durability and comfort
  • Moveable stiff batten patch on inside seat
  • Full Length
  • Cross shoulder straps
  • Low cut front
  • Bar-tacks to trim leg length

Sunnies on Sale!

There are Sunglasses as well as lots of other clearance items at reduced prices in our Spring Clearance - snooze and you'll lose!!

P&B Scorpion Success at Northampton

Tim and Sarah Parsons won the Scorpion Open Meeting at Northampton Sailing Club, beating P&B Gul Race Team's Tom Gillard and Steve Graham in to second place. Both teams use the latest P&B sails. Tim and Sarah sail a P&B Scorpion, secure yours now with available building slots in July. Email us for more details.

New Spinnaker Design for Wayfarer

Following the Wayfarer class rule changes, P&B can now offer our recently developed spinnaker to our customers. Tested by both Martin Collen and P&B's Dave Wade, the sail has proved exceptionally fast. The ISAF ruling also allows self-certification so there is no hassle involved with measuring sails!

With plenty of sail development over the winter Dave hopes to improve on his fourth place at last years worlds.

Other News...

Dave Wade gave up his Saturday to tune and coach Fireballs at Staunton Harold. On Sunday 10 Merlins at Hayling Island benefitted from a training session with both Alan Bax and Tom Stewart.

Mike Calvert and Ian Garwood won the Merlin Rocket meeting at Midland SC. Mike and Ian won the first two races against a hot fleet. Their new medium P&B spinnaker definitely gave them some go.

This Weekend We're Going To...

Ian Pinnell:
Solos at Oxford on Saturday
Tom Stewart:
Merlins at Banbury on Sunday
Dave Wade:
Rock on Saturday and Sunday
Steve Graham:
Enterprises at Middle Nene
Sam Blocksidge:
South Staffs on Saturday, Manor Park on Sunday

Members of the P&B team will be attending the above events and can deliver products direct to the venue. Just email us or call us on 01604 592808 if you need anything bringing along.

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